Financial Management Analyst (Title 5) (Indefinite)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Jun 19, 2021
Jun 21, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Financial Management Analyst (Title 5) (Indefinite), Position Description Number 5635000 and is part of the VA 192 FTR WG, National Guard.
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As a Financial Management Analyst, GS-0501-09, you will perform the below duties:

(1) Processes data and performs broad-in-depth financial analysis of interrelated accounting, military and civilian pay, accounts payable and receivable, and various travel entitlements to resolve especially difficult and sensitive, out-of-balance conditions associated with processing actions within Financial Management systems. Analyzes and evaluates data to conduct a variety of fiscal reconciliations, reviews, and account adjustments. Reconciles Resource Center Manager (RCM) accounts ensuring data integrity. Coordinates with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) and posts validated accounts to the General Ledger.
(2) Analyzes and accurately processes financial services transactions (i.e., payroll, debts, and miscellaneous entitlements) while applying quality assurances techniques. Resolves complex functional problems within the pay system for affected customers. Facilitates the resolution of intricate entitlement discrepancies for serviced customers, and ensures proper interfaces with appropriate DOD agencies and federal financial systems.
(3) Analyzes and measures the effectiveness and efficiency of financial operations; reliability of financial reporting; compliance with policies, regulations, applicable laws and guidance; and ensures that internal controls are in place.
(4) Aggregates data from multiple financial systems and sources in order to directly or indirectly provide the Comptroller with accurate and timely financial reporting. Ensures the proper documentation, accounting, and auditability of funds, and their traceability to the USPFO in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) regulations and/or applicable laws.
(5) Executes full spectrum pay and entitlement operations (Military Pay, Civilian Pay, Accounting, and Travel Pay). Provides expert interpretation on DoD and DFAS regulatory and administrative guidelines in accordance with generally accepted principles. Interprets policies and collaborates with the financial management enterprise to facilitate best practices and compliance assurance.
(6) Resolves pay and entitlement problems unique to the customer. Reviews accounting and pay documents, travel vouchers, and vendor payments to ensure supporting documentation is proper and valid. Performs post-audit voucher reviews. Manages and executes internal control procedures to protect against fraud, waste, and abuse.
(7) Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here.

- All On Board Federal National Guard Employees within VANG.
GROUP B - All current Federal Employees (from any agency), all federal re-employable eligible, and/or Current Army M-Day and Air DSG within VANG.

1. Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;
2. Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communication;
3. Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;
4. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively;
5. Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings; and,
6. Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-07 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS/WG grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:

(1) Three months of basic finance program training that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures
(2) Basic understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial business program requirements.
(3) Must have a working skill in the USP&FO functions pertaining to Military and Civilian Pay, Commercial Accounts, and Travel (military, civilian, and dependent).
(4) Must have the knowledge and understanding of pay operations, such as Military Pay, Civilian Pay, Accounts Payable, and Travel Pay.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position, Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience. To qualify for the National Guard GS-0501 Title 5 Excepted Service positions, on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the awarded college degree should be in one of -or- be a combination of the following disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, math, statistics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: SF50 for current Federal Technicians, Supporting Veterans' preference documents for candidates claiming Veterans' Preference (ie. DD214)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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